Category Archives: Local News

Single motorcycle crash fatal near Burley

Idaho State Police are investigating a single motorcycle crash that occurred Sunday, (June 9th, 2024,) at approximately 3:05 p.m. at the interchange of I84 and I86, near Burley Idaho. A 62-year-old male from Walnut Creek, California, was riding a BMW motorcycle eastbound on the interstate when he hit a puddle of water. The rider lost…MORE

BoDo Block Party Saturday in downtown Boise

The Warehouse Food Hall and Treefort Music Hall bring the BoDo Block Party to downtown Boise on Saturday (June 15, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.). This free event will be packed with live music on multiple stages, food and beverage vendors, family-friendly games, and fan experiences with the Idaho Steelheads. CBS2 reports 8th Street…MORE

13th Annual Return of Boise Valley People this week

The Idaho National Guard announced the 13th Annual Return of the Boise Valley People event, which begins with a welcoming ceremony on Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. at Boise City Hall Plaza. The welcoming ceremony will include remarks from Tribal leaders, Boise Mayor Lauren McLean and the Commanding General of the Idaho Air National…MORE

Nampa Salvation Army shelter only for cold weather

As homelessness in the Treasure Valley becomes an increasing issue, a local entity in Canyon County is about to take a hit. The Salvation Army of Nampa announced that it will transition its year-round family homeless shelter into a cold weather shelter. The Idaho Press reports the last day for residential shelter services this summer…MORE

Idaho’s Senators vote NO to contraception access

On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate blocked a bill that would safeguard women’s access to contraceptives. In a 51-39 vote Senate Bill 4381 also known as ” The Right to Contraception Act” was voted down. CBS2 reports the act would have made sure that people nationwide would have the right to buy birth control and condoms,…MORE

Proposed safety changes on Eagle Road

The Idaho Transportation Department has presented a proposed plan to the Meridian City Council, to alleviate congestion on Eagle Road. Eagle Road has over 60,000 vehicles traveling on it daily, and ITD wants to enhance driver safety. CBS2 reports between 2019 and 2023, about 2,000 crashes occurred on Eagle Road, with 64% of them between…MORE

Idaho Health Data Exchange contract ended

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is ending its contract to access a government-created and formerly bankrupt health data sharing service. Idaho’s $100,000 contract to access the Idaho Health Data Exchange will end June 30. The Idaho Capital Sun reports that according to a watchdog state report released last fall, the state-created nonprofit was…MORE

Lava Ridge project scaled back

Following backlash from some Magic Valley residents, the Bureau of Land Management has presented a preferred alternative to scale back the Lava Ridge wind turbine project. KIVI-TV reports, the project originally would have brought around 400 wind turbines to the area, but the new preferred alternative shrinks development by nearly half, to about 241 turbines…MORE

Boise renews with Lime, but some changes

At a Boise City Counsel work session this week, a renewal of the City’s contract with Lime was recommended, but not without some changes. As part of the new agreement, there will be an increase in pricing, with the per-minute cost going from $.36 to $.39…the initial cost to start a ride will stay at…MORE

Melba man arrest after crime spree

Nampa Police say they arrested a Melba man, following a crime spree across southern Idaho, that started back in early April. Dylan Tabb is charged with three counts of burglary and felony destruction of evidence. A release from Nampa says Tabb’s burglaries have been at commercial areas and retail businesses where he broke windows to…MORE